Official Statistics of Finland

Accommodation statistics

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Nights spent by foreign tourists in Finland decreased by 9.6 per cent in December 2014
19 Feb 2015
The number of recorded nights spent by foreign tourists at Finnish accommodation establishments in December 2014 was 500,000, which was 9.6 per cent fewer than in December 2013. Overnight stays by resident tourists increased by 0.8 per cent and accommodation establishments recorded 800,000 of them. In December 2014, the total number of nights spent in hotels was 1.3 million, which was 3.5 per cent fewer than twelve months earlier. These figures are preliminary data from Statistics Finlands statistics on accommodation establishments and they have been collected from accommodation establishments with at least 20 beds or caravan pitches with electricity connection, and youth hostels.

Next release:
19 Mar 2015

Description: Accommodation statistics describe the supply and use of hotel services, and provide data on the numbers of users of these services and on overnight stays. The supply is depicted with data on the volume of room and bed capacity of hotels, use of the services is calculated as a proportion of sold rooms of total available room capacity (utilisation rate). Demand for hotel services is also measured with the number of overnight stays. Users of the services are divided into domestic and foreign tourists.
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Keywords: accommodation activities, accommodation establishments, domestic tourism, hotels, non-residents, tourism.
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Change: Population of the accommodation statistics will be extended due to the EU Regulation on tourism statistics
15 Jun 2012
Statistics on tourism concerning 2012 will be compiled in accordance with the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) No 692/2011.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Accommodation statistics [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-6325. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 28.2.2015].
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